Center for the Study of Complex Systems (CSCS), U-M

Faculty Position in Complex Systems

Center for the Study of Complex Systems (CSCS), U-M

Ann Arbor, MI, United States

The Center for the Study of Complex Systems (CSCS) at the University of Michigan seeks applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in complex systems science. This is a University-year appointment at the Assistant Professor level although more senior applicants will also be considered. The expected start date is 1 September 2020.


Required Qualifications: We seek applicants with a research agenda focused on the development and/or application of complex systems models and/or methods. This may involve theoretical or applied research in areas of complex systems including (but not limited to) mathematical and computational work in network science, emergence and robustness, related topics in computer science, or scientific applications where complex systems theory lies at the core of the approach such as quantitative modeling of social systems, biological structure and development, evolution, artificial life and cognition. We are particularly interested in candidates with a record of working across disciplines.


How to Apply: All applications must be uploaded here:

http://webapps.lsa.umich.edu/Apply/CSCS. This faculty position will be a joint appointment between CSCS and another academic department or school at the University of Michigan. Candidates should identify one or more partner units at the University of Michigan suitable for such a joint appointment. Applicants must submit a CV, a statement of current and future research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, and evidence of teaching excellence, if any. At least three letters of recommendation are required and must be uploaded onto the same website. Review of applications will begin on 1 October 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.


The University of Michigan is supportive of the needs of dual career couples and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

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